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New Headquarters for Nile Sisters

Filed in Event News by on March 1, 2018

Effective March 1, 2018, NSDI ( Nile Sisters Development Initiative ) has a new headquarters address:

Nile Sisters Development Initiative
5532 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite 5
San Diego, CA 92115–3642

(619) 265–2959

NSDI also is in the process of equipping a second San Diego location from which to offer vocational training and employment development skills:

415 Euclid Avenue, Suite K8
San Diego, CA 92114–2204

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Refugee Roundtable: Spotlight on Female Genital Cutting

Filed in Event News by on February 1, 2018


Refugee Roundtable: Spotlight on Female Genital Cutting
San Diego State University
Tuesday, February 6
Public Welcome, Free of Charge

In observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM» ( female genital mutilation ), Nile Sisters Development Initiative ( NSDI ) will host Refugee Roundtable: Spotlight on Female Genital Cutting ( FGC ), a discussion featuring Dr. Nina Smart, global activist against FGC. FGC and FGM are used interchangeably.

In 2004, Dr. Smart founded Servicing Wild Flowers ( SWF ), a Los-Angeles-based nonprofit organization that specializes in educating immigrant communities and eradicating the practice of female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone ( West Africa ). For her tireless advocacy, Dr. Smart was chosen as 2016 Woman of the Year» by California Senator Tony Mendoza ( District 32 ) and honored by the United States Congress.

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